Abdominal acupuncture for pain release workshop 1st October 2023 in Richmond London
Abdominal acupuncture is a form of acupuncture that involves
the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the abdomen. It is a
relatively modern acupuncture technique that was developed by Dr. Zhiyun Bo in
The abdominal acupuncture system is based on the principles
of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), which views the body as an
interconnected system of energy channels known as meridians. According to TCM
theory, the abdomen is considered the "center of the body," and it
contains important energy centers and vital organs.
During an abdominal acupuncture session, the practitioner
will identify and select specific points on the abdomen based on the
individual's symptoms and condition. The points are typically smaller and
shallower than those used in traditional acupuncture, and they are often
located along the meridians that run through the abdomen.
The purpose of abdominal acupuncture is to restore the
balance of energy and promote the free flow of Qi (pronounced
"chee"), which is the vital energy in TCM. By stimulating the
acupuncture points on the abdomen, it is believed to have a regulatory effect
on the internal organs and promote overall health and well-being.
Abdominal acupuncture is known for its versatility and can
be used to address a wide range of conditions, including digestive disorders,
gynecological issues, musculoskeletal pain, neurological conditions, and
emotional imbalances. It is also sometimes used for cosmetic purposes, such as
Abdominal acupuncture has gained popularity in some areas.
The technique is gentle and doesn’t cause pain to the patients which makes it
more acceptable for patients.